Fargo stars Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton hailed by US fans on Twitter

The two play Lester Nygaard and Lorne Malvo in the FX television remake of the Coen Brothers film which aired in the States last night

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The first episode of the TV remake of Fargo aired in the States last night. No one was more excited than Bridget McMahon… 

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And while the path from film to television is famously treacherous, the FX revamp of the classic Coen Brothers film starring Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton went down a storm as scores of viewers took to Twitter to sing its praises:  

But accent aside, the internet was unanimously in favour of his shirtless scenes…

For any UK fans desperate to see what all the fuss is about, you’ve not got long to wait – Fargo premieres on Channel 4 this Sunday at 9pm.


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